Animal Welfare Policy

A&F Co. is committed to sourcing animal products and fibers from legitimate processors that only use humane animal treatment policies.

The following animal products and fibers are not to be used in A&F Co. products:

  • Pig leather
  • Real animal fur and yarns, including alpaca, angora-rabbit, chinchilla, coyote, fox, mink, mohair and raccoon
  • Wool sourced through mulesing practices
  • Goose down and feathers sources through “live plucking” practices

The following animal products and fibers may be sourced for A&F Co. products if procured through industry accepted third party certifications:

  • Down (Responsible Down Standard)
  • Merino Wool (Responsible Wool Standard, Global Recycled Standard or Recycled Claim Standard).
  • Wool (Responsible Wool Standard)

This policy was published updated in 2024. A&F Co. commits to review and revise the policy every 3 years.